The imprisonment rate for Aboriginal Australians has increased by an alarming 52 per cent
Bianca Hall is Legal Affairs reporter for The Age
ISLAM MUST CHANGE, screamed the Herald Sun headline, and Muslim refugee Aladdin Sisalem - no stranger to conflict with News Corp Australia - took action.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton owes a young African refugee raped on Nauru a duty of care, and must not force her to terminate her pregnancy in Papua New Guinea, the Federal Court ruled on Friday.
Australia ignored urgent pleas from its own medical experts to bring a refugee raped on Nauru to Australia for an abortion.
Despite have been made to work up to 18 hours a day, motel cleaner Maricar Virata was sacked when she went on holiday. The Fair Work Ombudsman is now looking to sue her employer.
Lawyers for Cardinal George Pell have won a tactical victory at the Royal Commission on Wednesday, persuading Justice Peter McClellan to publicly release a document that calls into question the testimony of man whose brother was allegedly abused by disgraced brother Edward Dowlan.
A Nigerian man who told authorities he had been the victim of witchcraft in his home country has lost his bid to stay in Australia.
Locking up Aboriginal children costs Australia almost a quarter of a billion dollars a year, according to new figures compiled by Save the Children and released to coincide with Close the Gap Day.
A Sydney law firm has launched a class action on behalf of people prescribed a common anti-depressant drug as adolescents.
Canberra's influence led Papua New Guinea to shelve a push to execute those guilty of serious crimes - especially against women.